Sweet Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium purpureum

Perfect for shady butterfly gardens, Eupatorium purpureum thrives in semi-shaded woodlands, woodland edges, as well as in full sun. The large pink flowers are a favorite nectar source for Monarchs, Swallowtails and many other butterflies …

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SKU
33270-03 / 13270
Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $5.99 ea.
5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
32+ $2.99 ea.
Seeds 48,000 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $12.00
1/2 Oz $18.00
Oz $30.00
Lb $450.00
Cultural Details
Soil TypeClay, Loam, Sand
Soil MoistureMedium
Sun ExposurePartial, Shade
Height4' - 6'
Bloom ColorLavender, Pink
Bloom TimeAug, Sep
Spacing18"
Zones3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root TypeFibrous
BenefitsButterflies, Pollinators, Host Plants, Deer Resistant
Seeds per Oz48000
Propagation TreatmentMoist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify30 days
Direct Sowing TimeFall

Perfect for shady butterfly gardens, Eupatorium purpureum thrives in semi-shade and woodland edges, as well as in full sun. The large pink flowers are a favorite nectar source for Monarchs, Swallowtails and many other butterflies. The textured foliage looks good all summer long. "Sweet Joe" is an excellent, well-behaved garden plant with a shallow fibrous root that won't interfere with other garden perennials. A great contributor whether massed, naturalized or in the border garden.

Botanical Synonyms
Eutrochium purpureum